Graduate Programs in Sustainability at Bard College
Why you should consider this program
Our distinctive programs in environmental policy, climate science and policy, environmental education, and sustainable business offer Fellows access to the knowledge, tools, methods of inquiry, professional development, courage, and ambition necessary to create effective change on the scale that these extraordinary times in which we live demand. Fellows within each of our graduate programs will enjoy financial and academic benefits while taking part in the unique curricular offerings here at Bard.
Benefits for Coverdell Fellows
|Tuition/fees for Complete Program||Value of Coverdell Fellowship||Net cost *|
|In state||$ 61,400||$ 14,000||$ 47,400|
|Out of state||$ 61,400||$ 14,000||$ 47,400|
Where the cost savings value of the Coverdell Fellowship comes from
- CEP Fellowship: 30-40% off of tuition
- MBA Fellowship: 30% off of tuition
- $65 Application Waiver
- Program Assistantship opportunities: Bi-weekly stipend
The financial information above highlights the Center for Environmental Policy programs. The MBA program tuition+fees is $71,757 with a Fellowship of $23,639 and final net cost of $47,996. Please contact [email protected] for more information.
Note: Tuition within Bard CEP and the MBA programs differs. The fellowship award number is based off the tuition of each program.
Fellowships awarded per year (average)
Annual cost of living (estimated)
Application fee waived?Yes
Jobs for program alumni
2 years (full-time), 3 years (part-time)
Applicants who seek to apply to the Coverdell Fellows program should submit an official DOS to the Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability Admissions Office. RPCV's may indicate their status as a Coverdell Fellows applicant within the online application. Applicants who are accepted into a program of study will also be notified of their acceptance into the Bard Coverdell Fellows program.
End of August
- Low residency or distance learning
- Option to pursue degree part time while receiving the Coverdell Fellowship